At a subway station in Seoul, tired commuters were waiting for their train back home when they heard an unexpected announcement.

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The voice belonged to actress Kim Ji Won, and she had a few words to say to commuters who have been extra tired lately due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hello, everyone. This is actress, Kim Ji Won.

– Kim Ji Won

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While most commuters were busy on their phones, a calm and comforting voice acknowledged the stress they must’ve been feeling.

You probably didn’t expect an announcement from me. All the flowers are blooming outside, but I don’t think spring has arrived yet inside our hearts.

– Kim Ji Won

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In response, the commuters began to take out their earphones and listen to the announcement.

At times like this, I want to think of life as a drama. In dramas, the stronger the evil character gets, the more motivated the main character feels, ultimately making them win in the end.

– Kim Ji Won

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Kim Ji Won compared the coronavirus to that evil character and offered the commuters some words of encouragement.

We might have run into an evil disturber called COVID-19, but let’s work a little harder so that we can reach the goals we originally set and do the things we originally dreamed of. After all, we’re the main characters of our own dramas.

– Kim Ji Won

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The unexpected words of comfort are said to have made many Seoul commuters tear up.

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In light of the massive spread of COVID-19, S.A.L.T Entertainment and MBC Radio began a campaign to provide citizens with a little more hope.

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Actors including Park Shin Hye, Kim Ji Won, Kim Seon Ho, Kim Joo Heon, and Kim Jung Hwa have recently been delivering warm words of comfort in Seoul subways.

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Messages like this are probably what many commuters needed in a time of fear and uncertainty that’s affecting people all over the world.